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Ali Haji Bin Raja Ahmad

Birth:1809

Death:1870

Malay prince who was also a scholar and who led a renaissance in Malay letters. His writings include Muqaddimah fi Intizam, on duties of a king, a johnsonian dictionary of Malay, Kitab Pengetahaun Bhasa, and Silsila. His most important work is Tuhfat al Nafis (1866) which is an important source for the history of Malaya, Borneo and Sumatra.

Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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